Ash Wednesday is here (that’s Valentine’s Day… in case you haven’t been paying attention). Prepare for Lent with some highlights from Pittsburgh fish fries in and around the city. Happy eating! Click on the title for each or check the link to the google map below…
Baked fish dinners are $12 and include butter baked cod, seasoned bread crumbs two sides. Battered fish dinner is the same price and fish and chips are just $10.
The Bellevue church offers takeout and they hand bread their fish and make their cole slaw from scratch. There are also low carb options too.
Enjoy fish sandwiches or baked fish or fried shrimp too. There will also be a la carte items like mac and cheese and haluski.
If a fried seafood platter sounds like your cup of tea, you’ll want to head to St. Anne’s in Castle Shannon. Also, alcohol is served too as an added bonus!
First A.M.E. in Clairton’s fish fries are dubbed the best dinners in town by the church. Go see for yourself at their $8 fish dinners.
Good Samaritan Church offers a fish fry every Friday throughout Lent, except Good Friday. They offer a special “Francine” combo dinner and also delivery in the Ambridge area for a $20 minimum.
Holy Angels in Pittsburgh is offering fish dinners, cheese pizzas, soups and more in an extensive menu.
Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox is holding their fish fries on Ash Wednesday and every Friday during Lent. This includes a fish dinner, friend shrimp dinner and lots of sides options.
Immaculate Conception is holding a fish fry on Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent. In addition to the usual baked and fried fish dinners and sandwiches, the church will even offer fish tacos. Count us in!
This Burgettstown Fish Fry is serving up fish sandwiches and baked fish dinners. There’s also crab cakes, fried shrimp, grilled cheese kids meals and more. If pierogies are your thing, they offer them by the dozen too.
This Donora Parish is serving up baked or fried monster fish, breaded jumbo shrimp, pierogies, cole slaw and more.
Risen Lord Parish
Risen Lord Parish is holding a traditional fish fry with all the fixins, including haluski, mac and cheese, cole slaw, tomato soup and more.
St. John’s in Plum Borough has quite the extensive menu! Not only are there all the traditional dishes and sides, large groups are accommodated with a family special that includes four sandwiches, four cole slaws and four sides. There are also specials with each week of Lent, including lasagna, homemade pierogies, crab cakes and more.
St. James has its annual fish fry this Ash Wednesday and subsequent Fridays during Lent. Come out for food, fellowship and one of the most delicious-looking bake sales you’ll ever see!
Most local American Legions have fish fries during Lent. All serve fish sandwiches or fish dinners and sides like mac and cheese, haluski and more.
Your local VFD
Multiple local volunteer fire departments in the area hold fish fries, particularly during the Lenten season. Consult your neighborhood VFD for more information.